With flavors like barbecue, cornbread and banana pudding, Phillip Ashley Rix found an unfilled niche in the luxury chocolate world.
Smaller operations report barriers to entering the educational procurement market, a study shows, despite commitments to diversity.
However, it's still better than it was before the protests.
There’s still a lot of recovery to go, and financial ground to make up - for small businesses, especially, according to new analysis.
For some, the surges in business helped weather challenges during the pandemic. But there are many Black-owned businesses that could close because of COVID-19.
Many of the agencies survived the Great Depression but later died out. Their loss meant less money invested into Black communities.